Joe was born and brought up in London, educated at Westminster School and. studied as a writer/director at Bournemouth Film School. After graduating in 1989, Joe worked in film production, while continuing to write and produce his own material with school friend Adam Buxton.
Adam was born on June 7th 1969, and brought up in south London. He met Joe at Westminster where aged 14, the pair began making videos to amuse friends. Upon leaving school Adam became a bartending. 50"s DJing, drifter/twat. He went to art school after a while (City Poly, then Cheltenham & Gloucester College Of Higher Education) where he continued making video pieces that eventually helped score him a first in sculpture.
In 1995 their submissions to Channel Four"s Takeover TV lead to them being offered their own entertainment show. The Adam and Joe Show featured satires of contemporary pop culture, and was entirely written, directed and performed by Adam and Joe. The Adam and Joe Show has run for four series, and Adam and Joe have meanwhile written, presented and performed for many other shows for Channel Four and other broadcasters, both individually and together